Tony Avent of
Plant Delights Nursery in North Carolina
hybrid of H. ventricosa was registered by Tony in
1995. It forms a
large size mound about 20 inches high by 42 inches wide with
wavy, unruly foliage that comes to a curved tip. The dark purple
flowers begin to bloom in mid-July.
Similar cultivars include H. 'Little Blue'.
In an article about hybridizing by
Tony Avent in
Hosta Journal (1996 Vol. 27 No. 1), Tony gives the
following comments on cultivars he has introduced: "H. 'Waving Wuffles' -
seedling of H. ventricosa with much narrower leaves and incredible
ruffling...the clump gets much better with age!"